Top 10 Highest Selling Gaming Consoles Ever

Ask any kid of today about his most favourite way to spend his holiday, and the answer, most likely, is playing video games. But, the fact is, video games are not the favourites of just kids. Young adults and even grown up people love them. These people game take gaming so seriously that many of them do it at a professional or semi-professional level.

Top 10 Highest Selling Gaming Consoles Ever
Top 10 Highest Selling Gaming Consoles Ever

To enhance their gaming experiences and performance, top notch companies bring out gadgets and consoles which are absolutely mind-blowing. These sell in the market like hot cakes. Let us take a look at the Top 10 Highest Selling Gaming Consoles Ever.

Top 10 Highest Selling Gaming Consoles Ever

10. Nintendo Entertainment System

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Nintendo Entertainment System is a gaming console developed and manufactured by Nintendo. Over 61.91 million copies of this console were already sold since it was first released in 1983, and Nintendo Entertainment System is inducted in the tenth place in our list of top 10 highest selling gaming consoles ever. Nintendo Entertainment System supports ROM cartridge and “Game Pak”as the media drive, and is powered with Ricoh 2A03 8-bit processor (MOS Technology 6502 core) CPU. Super Mario Bros. is the highest selling game for the Nintendo Entertainment System format which sold pack-in or separately nearly 40.23 million as of the last survey in 1995. Duck Hunt is another popular game in this platform which sold more than 28 million copies till 2015.

9. Game Boy Advance

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Game Boy Advance is a gaming console developed by Nintendo and manufactured by the Game Boy line. Over 81.51 million copies of this console were already sold since it was first released in 2001, and Game Boy Advance is inducted in the ninth place in our list of top 10 highest selling gaming consoles ever. Game Boy Advance supports ROM cartridge as the media drive, and is powered with 16.78 MHz ARM7TDMI 8 or 4 MHz Z80 coprocessor. It uses Custom 2D core as the inbuilt graphics. Pokémon Ruby and Sapphire is the highest selling game for the Game Boy Advance format which sold nearly 16 million as of the last survey in 2012.

8. PlayStation Portable

PlayStation Portable is a handheld gaming console developed by Sony and manufactured by Sony Computer Entertainment. Over 82 million copies of this console were already sold since it was first released in 2004, and PlayStation Portable is inducted in the eighth place in our list of top 10 highest selling gaming consoles ever. PSP supports UMD and digital distribution as the media drive, and is powered with a 333 MHz MIPS R4000 CPU. It uses 32 MB (PSP-1000) and 64 MB (2000, 3000, Go, E1000) as the memory. Monster Hunter Portable 3rd is the highest selling game for the PlayStation Portable format which sold nearly 4.6 million as of the last survey on May 6, 2011.

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